The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevOps
Rank 29 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing DevOps 36 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.50% 7.57% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 9.30% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 16
Median daily rate £475 £380 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £342 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -
DevOps
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
540 710 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 82.44% 81.42% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 519 420
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £40.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 27 £475 +26.66% 12
West Wales 0 7 £500 +8.10%
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DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DevOps also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for DevOps.

1 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (43.84%) Ansible
4 25 (34.25%) Jenkins
4 25 (34.25%) Configuration Management
5 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (30.14%) Linux
7 21 (28.77%) TDD
8 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
8 19 (26.03%) Java
9 16 (21.92%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (21.92%) Kafka
9 16 (21.92%) Puppet
9 16 (21.92%) Terraform
10 15 (20.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (20.55%) BDD
10 15 (20.55%) Amazon S3
10 15 (20.55%) PaaS
10 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
11 14 (19.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (19.18%) Amazon ELB
11 14 (19.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 14 (19.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (19.18%) .NET
12 13 (17.81%) Mercurial
13 12 (16.44%) Migration
14 11 (15.07%) Subversion
14 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
14 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
14 11 (15.07%) Perl

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.96%) Apache
2 7 (9.59%) SAS
3 4 (5.48%) nginx
3 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) Jetty
4 3 (4.11%) Mongrel
4 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.74%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 36 (49.32%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.92%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (20.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 15 (20.55%) Amazon S3
3 15 (20.55%) PaaS
4 14 (19.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (19.18%) Amazon ELB
4 14 (19.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (15.07%) Route 53
6 5 (6.85%) Google App Engine
6 5 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.37%) Heroku
7 1 (1.37%) Office 365
7 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) DHCP
2 5 (6.85%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) SSL
2 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) FTP
3 3 (4.11%) IPsec
4 2 (2.74%) LAN
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (12.33%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.33%) MySQL
3 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.59%) Base SAS
4 7 (9.59%) Couchbase
4 7 (9.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.37%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Jenkins
2 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.81%) Mercurial
4 11 (15.07%) Subversion
5 9 (12.33%) MbUnit
5 9 (12.33%) MSTest
5 9 (12.33%) NUnit
5 9 (12.33%) Selenium
5 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
6 8 (10.96%) SpecFlow
6 8 (10.96%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.22%) Bazaar
8 4 (5.48%) Maven
8 4 (5.48%) Travis CI
9 3 (4.11%) JIRA
10 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.74%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (1.37%) Hudson
11 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (9.59%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.59%) SAS Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (8.22%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Scrum Master
8 3 (4.11%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Web Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) WebOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) Kafka
2 14 (19.18%) .NET
3 11 (15.07%) CSS
3 11 (15.07%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (12.33%) CSS3
4 9 (12.33%) HTML5
4 9 (12.33%) jQuery
4 9 (12.33%) KnockoutJS
4 9 (12.33%) WCF
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
6 6 (8.22%) Web Services
7 4 (5.48%) LAMP
8 3 (4.11%) Django
8 3 (4.11%) J2EE
8 3 (4.11%) Servlets
8 3 (4.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.37%) CESG
3 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) Unix
3 9 (12.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) CentOS
5 3 (4.11%) Fedora
5 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Configuration Management
3 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (28.77%) TDD
5 15 (20.55%) BDD
6 12 (16.44%) Migration
7 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Open Source
7 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.33%) ATDD
9 9 (12.33%) MVC
9 9 (12.33%) Scrum
9 9 (12.33%) SDLC
9 9 (12.33%) Test-First Development
9 9 (12.33%) Web Development
10 8 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (9.59%) High Availability
12 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) Java
2 11 (15.07%) Perl
3 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.70%) Python
4 9 (12.33%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.85%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) Scala
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) CLAS
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (13.70%) Docker
3 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) Xen
4 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (43.84%) Ansible
2 16 (21.92%) Puppet
2 16 (21.92%) Terraform
3 11 (15.07%) Fluentd
4 10 (13.70%) Mesos
5 9 (12.33%) Marathon
6 8 (10.96%) Piwik
7 7 (9.59%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (4.11%) Salt
9 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.37%) SCCM
9 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Google
2 6 (8.22%) VMware
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.74%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
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